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Project Title: Review of the Process to Update the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

PIN: HMD-FNB-16-01         

Major Unit:
Health and Medicine Division

Sub Unit:
Food and Nutrition Board

Chao, Samantha

Subject/Focus Area:
Agriculture; Biology and Life Sciences; Education; Food and Nutrition; Health and Medicine; Policy for Science and Technology

Review of the Process to Update the Dietary Guidelines for Americans
January 10, 2017 - January 12, 2017
National Academy of Sciences Building
2100 C St. NW
Washington D.C.

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Meredith Young
Phone: 2023341927


Open Session, January 10, 2017, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

8:30 – 8:35 am Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Rob Russell, Chair

8:35 – 9:20 am Lessons from the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee
•Barbara Millen, former chair, 2015 DGAC

9:20 – 10:30 am Panel 1: Systematic reviews in nutrition
Systematic reviews in nutrition – what’s different
•Stephanie Chang, AHRQ
Systematic reviews for the Dietary Guidelines
•Eve Essery Stoody and Julie Obbagy, USDA

10:30 – 10:40 am Break

10:40 – 12:20 pm Panel 2: Developing and planning for systematic reviews
Interpreting the science: Translating systematic reviews into guidelines
•Shawna Mercer, CDC
Approaches to getting the research questions right for systematic reviews and updating of subsequent evidence reviews
•Holger Schunemann, McMaster University (remote)
Can value of information analysis help inform research priorities?
•David Meltzer, University of Chicago (remote)

12:20 – 1:15 pm Lunch

1:15 – 1:45 pm The role of nutrition and diet in preventing and treating chronic diseases
•Bert Garza, Boston College and Johns Hopkins University

1:45 – 2:45 pm Panel 3: Other data inputs into the DGAs
Food Pattern Modeling for the Dietary Guidelines
•Patricia Britten, former USDA
Systems science approaches for the derivation of Dietary Guidelines for Americans
•Patricia Mabry, Indiana University

2:45 – 3:00 pm Break

3:00 – 4:15 pm Panel 4 – Dissemination and implementation of the DGAs
At what point is not meeting the recommendations for consumption of a food group a problem at the population level? Experience with redesigning the WIC food packages
•Kathleen Rasmussen, Cornell University
Administration of nutrition assistance and education programs
•Janet de Jesus, NIH
Implementing the DGAs in the National School Lunch Program
•Becky Domokos-Bays, Supervisor of School Nutrition, Loudon County, VA

4:15 – 5:00 pm Public comment session

5:00 pm Adjourn

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Robert Russell
Jamy Ard
Stephanie Atkinson
Carol Boushey
Susan Krebs-Smith
Joseph Lau
Bruce Lee
Joanne Lupton
Sally Morton
Nicolaas Pronk
Susan Roberts
Catharine Ross
Barbara Schneeman
Martin Sepulveda

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Statement of task
Public workshop discussions
Report writing plans

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: January 13, 2017